NYPA Features Free Family-Friendly Matinees During Upcoming School Break
315-764-0226, Ext. 304
December 21 2011
For Immediate Release
MASSENA—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will mark the upcoming school holiday break by showing a series of family-friendly movies beginning Dec. 27, at the St. Lawrence-Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project's admission-free Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center.
Movies will be held at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the visitors center theater. The schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, Dec. 27:
“Winnie the Pooh” at 10 a.m.
“Monte Carlo” at 1 p.m.
“Kung Fu Panda 2 ” at 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 28:
“Cars 2” at 10 a.m.
“The Smurfs” at 1 p.m.
“Spy Kids 4: All The Time in The World” at 3 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 29:
“The Green Lantern” at 10 a.m.
“Mr. Popper’s Penguins” at 1 p.m.
“Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer” at 3 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 30:
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” at 10 a.m.
“Zookeeper” at 1 p.m.
“Dolphin Tale” at 3 p.m.
Along with enjoying the free movies, visitors can sample the array of hands-on exhibits at the Hawkins Point facility, which presents information on such themes as water power and the St. Lawrence-FDR project, basics of electricity and uses of electricity. Another highlight is the panoramic view of the project’s power dam from Hawkins Point.
During the winter season, the visitors center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. It will be closed on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
■ The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA is a leader in promoting energy efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives. ■ It is the nation's largest state public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ Approximately 80 percent of the electricity it produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state. ■For more information, www.nypa.gov.